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Cloud Hybrid Duo

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Cloud Hybrid Duo

This hybrid enclosure is a fully functional network drive (NAS) that allows users to login over the internet plus a USB 3.0 direct attached storage device (DAS) for super-speed file transfers. RAID technology provides extra protection for all your valuable data content or fast transfer speeds and large storage capacity for your data archive. Our free iPhone, iPad and Android Apps allow for easy access even on mobile devices. Comes with built-in UPnP-AV media server.

  • Hybrid interface with USB 3.0 and Gigabit Ethernet connection
  • RAID technology supporting JBOD (Span), RAID 0 and RAID 1
  • UPnP-AV media server for digital media players
  • High speed data access over Samba (read speed above 60MB/s)
  • File browser for WebDAV access
  • iTunes music server
  • Web portal for remote login
  • Free App for iOS and Android based mobile devices

UPnP-AV Media Server

Stream content within your local network to any available UPnP-AV and DLNA compatible devices. Data can also be uploaded to the network drive and shared from multiple workstations via SMB, WebDAV or FTP connection just like on any traditional NAS system.

Supported UPnP Clients
  • Xbox 360 (JPG, MP3, WMV, XviD)
  • PlayStation 3 (JPG, MP3, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, XviD)
  • iTunes (MP3)
  • DLNA certified UPnP clients
  • Windows 7 (Windows Media Player)

Media Server

Remote Access & File Browser

Cloud Hybrid Duo offers remote web-based access for when you are on the road. With the help of WebDAV, you can manage and view your files right in the web browser or through our free mobile app, you can access the your from on a mobile device such as the iPhone or iPad. Simply login through our web portal or the mobile app and you have immediate access to your files, no matter where you are.

Remote Access

Hybrid Interface

The Cloud Hybrid Duo is an innovative product that features both direct attached storage and network attached storage. By directly attaching Cloud Hybrid to your computer via the latest USB 3.0 technology, you can take advantage of super-speed transfer rates many times faster than USB 2.0, or, by attaching Cloud Hybrid to your home network, you can easily access all your data within the home network.

Hybrid Interface

Cloud Hybrid Duo

  • CE

  • FCC

  • VCCI

  • 2-year limited warranty

  • 300MHz

  • 32MB DDR 200MHz

  • 2MB SPI flash

  • High quality aluminum casing for optimized heat dissipation with plastic front.

  • Two 3.5" SATA-I, SATA-II or SATA-III hard drives

  • Capacity 80GB - 5TB (supports large volumes in excess of 2TB)

  • exFAT (maximum size for single files on NAS/DAS is 127GB)

  • 1 x Power button with back-light indicating power status

  • 1 x LED indicating the system status (OS)

  • 2 x LEDs indicating the HDD status and data access (HDD1 and HDD2)

  • 2 x LEDs indicating the current storage capacity (50% and 100%)

  • 1 x Power receptacle

  • 1 x RJ45 connector (10/100/1000) with two LEDs for link and activity

  • 1 x USB 3.0 device port

  • 1 x Reset button

  • 1 x Firmware update button

  • 1 x Firmware update LED

  • 1 x RAID selector switch

  • 1 x RAID confirmation button

  • 1000BASE-T IEEE 802.3ab

  • 100BASE-TX IEEE 802.3u

  • 10BASE-T IEEE 802.3

  • Auto MDIX

  • Automatic speed negotiation and downshift

  • Low power consumption; advanced power management

  • 1 x USB 3.0 device

  • JBOD (Span)

  • RAID 0

  • RAID 1

  • HTML GUI for device configuration with file browser for WebDAV.

  • Samba server

  • FTP server

  • DHCP server

  • PPPoE dialup

  • DDNS (remote login)

  • UPnP-AV media server

  • iTunes music server

  • BitTorrent client

  • TR-069 client for firmware management (optional)

  • MyAKiTiO web portal

  • WebDAV server


  • Firmware update

  • Network configuration

  • Disk utility

  • Windows & Mac setup utility

  • AKiTiO web portal at www.myakitio.com

  • iOS 4.0 or above

  • Android 2.2 to 3.x

  • LAN: Windows XP or above

  • USB 3.0: Windows XP or above

  • Your hardware device must have the correct corresponding port (e.g. Ethernet, USB 3.0 or PCI card)

  • LAN: Mac OS 10.2 or above

  • USB 3.0: Mac OS 10.7 or above

  • Your hardware device must have the correct corresponding port (e.g. Ethernet, USB 3.0 or PCI card)

  • Operating Temperature: 5°C ~ 35°C

  • Storage Temperature: -20°C ~ 60°C

  • Relative Humidity: 5% ~ 95% (non-condensing)

  • External power supply (UL, cUL, CE, TUV approved)

  • Input: AC 100-240V, 1.2A, 50-60Hz

  • Output: +12V/4A

  • 17 dB(A)

  • 7 inches x 3.2 inches x 4.8 inches

  • 17.7cm x 8.1cm x 12.3cm

  • Cloud Hybrid Duo enclosure (HDDs not included)

  • USB 3.0 cable

  • Ethernet cable

  • Power adapter

  • Setup guide

  • Retail Box Size: 10.63 x 8.82 x 5.12 in. (27 x 22.4 x 13 cm)

  • Carton Size (6pcs per carton): 22.44 x 16.54 x 9.84 in. (57 x 42 x 25 cm)

  • Only one interface at the time can be used (either LAN or USB connection).

  • The Cloud Hybrid Duo is not designed for one drive alone and only works when two hard drives are installed.

  • DO NOT FORMAT THE HARD DRIVE WHEN CONNECTED VIA USB! If you connect it via USB before formatting the hard drive through the web interface of the network drive, you will need to reformat the hard drive before using the NAS functions and therefore lose all data stored on the hard drive.